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Time and Date: 8pm-1am, November 22, 2014
Location: Richmix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, London E1 6LA, City of London
Artists: Dutty Moonshine, Temple Funk Collective, The Brass Funkeys, DJ Chris Tofu
Where Brass bands and DJs meet
Hot on the heels of the summer, Global Local brings you a one of a kind event: Brass Bands + DJs mashup extravaganza featuring four of the top festival favourites! The bands play a set then the DJs play a set with the band. Unique and killer part of the Global Local Project.
Dutty Moonshine are a mash-up collective of DJ's who lace bass heavy sets together with a vintage sound.
To call these guys Electro Swing is like trying to call Tiddlywinks a sport. They push the boundaries to controversy and really have one aim for sets: to create absolute mayhem through fun, baselines and antics to rival any cabaret.
Temple Funk Collective
Hailing from Temple Cowley, Oxford, Temple Funk Collective are an 8 piece melting of brass with the funkiest moments of black music, whether it's the hottest riffs from Stevie Wonder and Stone, or the insanely funky music the band makes up! https://soundcloud.com/templefunkcollective
The Brass Funkeys
The Brass Funkeys are a New Orleans style Hip Hop Funk Brass Band. Boasting a set up of Sousaphone, Trombones, Trumpets, Saxophone and Percussion they play a range of music including funk, jazz, reggae, metal, and of course dixie.
DJ Chris Tofu
Brass remix obsessed king of the festivals and Shangri-la, Glastonbury Festival Temple Funk Collective Superb band that have destroyed so many stages - 8 piece melting of brass with the funkiest moments of black music, whether thats the hottest riffs from Stevie Wonder and Sly Stone, or the insanely funky music the band makes up . www.mixcloud.com/DJChrisTofu
Time and Date: 12:00 - 20:00, August 16, 2014
Location: Burgess Park 81 Picton Street, London SE5 7QH Southwark
Info: At this year’s festival, along with all the usual fun and games, there will also be a cracking main stage of world music from Global Local, stunning performances from the National Theatre as well as quirky and hilarious cabaret from Pull The Other One and it’s many side shows.
Time and Date: August 7, 2014 - August 10, 2014
Location: Matterley Estate is Ovington Down, Hampshire, SO24 OHY. Greenwich
Artists: Katy Carr , Gypsy Hill, Molotov Jukebox, Gentle Mystics, The Fontanas, Nubiyan Twist, Stompin Dave Allen, John Langan Band, Rob Heron and the Tea Pad Orchestra, Tantz, Seas of Mirth, They Say Jump, Animanz, Pachango, Los Pelos Rizos, Ichi, Rachael Dadd, Urban Folk Quartet
BoomTown Fair is a UK festival that takes place in August. It features 4 days of live music and art event that offers an array of fringe comedy and theatre. The festival has an ongoing theme surrounding the "legend" of the festival. A lot of effort goes into the decorations, and fancy dress is encouraged, adding to the vibe of the festival. The festival is divided into various 'districts', each with its own camping ground.
The festival attracts a certain type of festival goer, somewhere between a dance music raver and a hard-rocker. The festival, with its diverse selection of music, and elaborate stages, stands out, and it is growing year after year, attracting more and more people.
Time and Date: August 1, 2014 - August 4, 2014
Location: Lowther Deer Park, ?Hackthorpe (nr Penrith),? Cumbria City of London
Info: Kendal Calling was born from a group of music lovers who felt the fabulous fields of the Lake District could be put to better use. When summer came, it was time to take to the fields for a shindig that would grow so big the whole country would hear it calling!
Time and Date: May 30, 2014 - June 1, 2014
Location: Cwmnewidion Isaf, Cnwch Coch, Aberystwyth, SY23 4LL Wales
We invite you to the Fire in the Mountain, International Folk Festival at Cwmnewidion Isaf.
A coming together of hearts, minds and collectives from across the country. We present bands and musicians from the USA, Canada, Scotland, Ireland, England and of course Wales.
Fire in the Mountain regroups for our fourth Year at Cwmnewidion Isaf, where Red kites soar above lush green ravines, with oak grove and wild meadow below. Located between the fringe of the magnificent Cambrian mountains and the beautiful coast of Cardigan bay, where hare and horse graze, natures spirits ebbing and flowing.
Join us in bringing this ancient kingdom alive once again in another magical gathering of hearts, minds, and music.
Time and Date: July 27, 2013
Location: City of London
Artists: Arun Ghosh Lokkhi Terra , Ruby and the Vines Voodoo Love Orchestra Londinos
Time and Date: tbc, June 30, 2013 - May 30, 2013
Location: Byron Park, Wealdstone, Harrow HA3 7PJ City of London
Artists: Electric Jalaba, Kalakuta Millionaires, the Brian Kelly Band, (+Ska Cubano)
Time and Date: 8pm - 1am, March 8, 2013 - March 9, 2013
Location: Rich Mix, 35/47 Bethnal Green Rd, E1 6LA Tower Hamlets
Artists: Ballet Nimba, Afla Sackey & Afrik Bawantu, Akawe', Sir Loui & DJ Freestyle
Info: Focus Organization are proud to announce the partnership with Continental Drifts for their so successful project: Global Local at Rich Mix.
Time and Date: 8pm - 1am, February 8, 2013 - February 9, 2013
Location: Rich Mix, Bethnal Green Rd, E1 6LA Tower Hamlets
Artists: Hallouminati, Buffo's Wake, The Discount Orchestra, DJ Penny Metal & Chris Tofu
“Crashing in to 2013 with a whole lot a furious noise, the Gypsy Soundclash is back to shake the February blues.”
So much goodness here, bringing the polka back to Shoreditch. .again!
Hallouminati - http://bit.ly/119p1v9
Buffo's Wake - http://bit.ly/WLQr4u
Discount Orchestra - http://bit.ly/TQLsmz
DJ Penny Metal - http://bit.ly/YexrNe
DJ Chris Tofu - http://bit.ly/VlQhkM
Time and Date: 8pm - 1am, January 25, 2013 - January 26, 2013
Location: Rich Mix, Bethnal Green Rd, E1 6LA Tower Hamlets
Artists: They Say Jump, Mamanollora, Voodoo Love Orchestra, DJ Cal Jader & Arias
Info: We got some hot, like a tin roof, bands and djs straight from the London Latin Underground. Expect Ska, Latin Funk, Cumbia, Cuban Comparsa, Reggae and Swing...
Time and Date: July 27, 2012 - July 29, 2012
Location: Lowther Deer Park, Hackthorpe (nr Penrith), Cumbria City of London
KENDAL CALLING 2012- KENDAL, CUMBRIA.
WHAT A GREAT LINE UP FOR 2012! FOR ALL LINE UP INFORMATION VISIT THE KENDAL CALLING WEBSITE!
Time and Date: July 19, 2012 - July 22, 2012
Location: Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire Cambridgeshire
Like never before, we are aware of our unique position as a social animal. The carnival of the Olympics, the phenomena of the 2012 prophecies, the arrival of the seven billionth human, the dawn of the urban age: ours is a human world. Yet these ‘mass collective moments’ hint at a richer history, a more varied landscape of ceremonial occasion that ...have bound men together across the ages, that have reinforced and reinvented that most remarkable of our achievements: society.
This year, as The Garden celebrates her 10th Birthday, we explore those ceremonies, rituals, initiations, anniversaries and carnivals that bind us together, that emphasise matter over mind, that emphasise our true gifts as humans: social existence.
Great Britain has only recently emerged from a period of restrictive manners, customs and hierarchy. The explosion in the middle of the last century, of freedom, sexual liberation and rebellion, represents a volcanic eruption of the irrepressible lava of human expression. The Secret Garden Party, along with all modern hedonic gatherings, has direct links to this awakening and release of the human spirit.
So get your thinking caps on. Dream your own anniversaries, your own ceremonies, your own initiations. Don’t be a spectator, don’t be part of a passive congregation. Create gatherings and parties that breakdown the walls of inhibition, shyness, the other, the stranger. We are already naked, so use your freedom to unite with your fellow Gardener. 2012 is not the end of it all – it is merely a rallying call to unite, to come together, to reinforce the ties that bind.
Time and Date: 1pm- 11:30pm, May 7, 2012
Location: http://www.facebook.com/events/319164958144662/ Islington
Two For Joy Launch Party + Global Local Showcase: All Day Folk Festival
Harrison Brothers, Dan Korn, Ruby and the Ribcage, Ramshackle Union Band, Thinker, Knights of Mentis, Under the Driftwood Tree, Nimming Neds, Holloway Jug Band, Burning Wheel, Blue Rose Code, Tiny Ruins, Nuala, Boat to Row, The Wagon Tales, Kidnap Alice, The Long Notes.
Date: Bank Holiday Monday 7th May 2012
Venue: The Old Queen's Head, 44 Essex Road, London, N1 8LN
Prices: Free before 4pm, £6 after
Nearest Tube: Angel
Ticket Link: www.wegottickets.com
Phone Number: 07740199665
Join us for the 6th Bank Holiday All Day Folk Festival at the Old Queen's Head, 7th May 2012. This event is the official launch of Two For Joy Music (offspring of The Magpie's Nest), and sees 17 bands converge at the pub and play across two stages from 2pm – 11pm. The day is also brought to you by Global Local and Continental Drifts Music – the official showcase of the Acoustic Sound-Clash festival programme, with performances from the hottest emerging talent from the UK folk scene. Heaps of local bands and bands from all over the country converge for a jam packed folk out.
The Line Up
Downstairs Bawdy Stage
14:00 - 14:45 Harrison Brothers
15:00 - 15:45 Dan Korn
16:00 - 16:45 Ruby and the Ribcage
17:00 - 17:45 Ramshackle Union
18:00 - 18:45 Thinker
19:00 - 19:45 Knights of Mentis
20:00 - 20:45 Under the Driftwood Tree
21:00 - 21:45 Nimming Neds
22:00 - 23:00 Holloway Jug Band
Upstairs Rowdy Stage
15:00 - 15:45 Burning Wheel
16:00 - 16:45 Blue Rose Code
17:00 - 17:45 Tiny Ruins
18:00 - 18:45 Nuala
19:00 - 19:45 Boat to Row
20:00 - 20:45 The Wagon Tales
21:00 - 21:45 Kidnap Alice
22:00 - 23:00 The Long Notes
Time and Date: 9pm - 3am, April 6, 2012 - April 7, 2012
Location: XOYO, 32 Cowper Street, London EC2A 4AW City of London
Artists: Orange Hill Productions, The Heatwave, Necessary Mayhem, Element Dance
The Heatwave alongside Global Local, Punch Records and Blue Lotus present a very special Hot Wuk event showcasing the cream of the UK's reggae dancehall artists, all backed by a full live band. Looking forward to the hotly anticipated festival season, this party will bring the charisma and energy of dancehall performers to the fore.
Working with festival programmers and producers, the Hot Wuk Festival showcase will help ensure that reggae and dancehall are well represented at events throughout summer 2012. Jamaica celebrates 50 years of independence this year while the Jamaican Olympic athletics team led by Usain Bolt will ensure that Jamaica is on everyone's lips.
Alongside the live acts, Rinse FM's bashment crew The Heatwave present their high energy festival show joined by carnival dancers in full samba costume. Plus Ras Kwame's Orange Hill and dancehall producer Curtis Lynch with his Necessary Mayhem sound will play futuristic and foundational reggae vibes.
The event celebrates Hot Wuk's journey so far; since 2010, the regular London bashment party has become a 'go-to fixture' on the clubbing calendar. Early London success saw it roll out countrywide in 2011 with events in Brighton, Leeds, Bristol, Manchester and Birmingham.
Expect to see the hottest artists, most scandalous dancers and explosive carnival hype!
Time and Date: 8pm, March 9, 2012 - March 10, 2012
Location: Rich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Rd, London, E1 6LA City of London
Artists: Jallykebba Susso and Manding Sabu, Seddik + the Seeds of Creation, Mr. Brett (Yaaba Funk) (DJ)
A celebration of the best African inspired acts on the UK festival circuit this coming summer.
Drawing on a combination of African and UK influences, this night will showcase 3 UK-based bands taking African music in fascinating international directions.
Maverick Gambian griot Jallykebba Susso mixes traditional Mandinka kora music (beautiful melodious 22-string West African harp) with 8-strong international band Manding Sabu drawing on rock, reggae and afro-beat; 70-year old master of the Algerian mandol, Seddik Zebiri, displays his unique take on the music of North Africa that ends up sounding like a psychedelic, Hendrix-inspired desert blues thanks to his powerful band Seeds of Creation.
Hotly-tipped new live project Afriquoi fuse live marimba, African guitar, djembe, African vocals, dancehall MCing and crisp, heavy beats into an uplifting, dance-friendly blend of chimurenga, soca, soukous, dubstep and house: afro electronics! Featuring legendary exiled musicians Kudaushe Matimba (Zimbabwe: Bhundu Boys, Harare) and Fiston Lusambo (Congo: Zong Zing All Stars), alongside UK Ableton wizard Nico Bentley and percussionist Andre Marmot, this is African music for the facebook generation….
All of this washed down by top tunes from across the African diaspora courtesy of Mr. Brett, driving force behind South London’s gritty hi-life/afrobeat/funk sensation Yaaba Funk.
Time and Date: 7.30pm - 1am, February 10, 2012 - February 11, 2012
Location: Rich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Rd, London, E1 6LA City of London
Artists: The Great Malarkey , The Kaimier Mobile Krunk Band, DJ Chris Tofu
Get your stomping boots on, dust off your hats and buckle your braces for a rip roaring gypsy bonanza
The Great Malarkey
Foot stompin', rabble rousing, joyous mis of East European, Latin, blues, punk and folk. The Great Malarkey play songs of friends, lovers, riots, night terrors and the Dalston job centre. These are the kids you didn't mess with on the playground, and you wouldn't mess with them now: an instrumental call to your arms with lyrics that simultaneously sling an arm around your shoulders and punch you in the stomach
The Kazimier Mobile Krunk Band
A self-amplified dance orchestra of the people, The Krunk Band are yet to be seen on a stage, preferring instead to mingle among the crowds. With trumpeting fanfares and bish-bash-bosh percussion, you might hear some 19th century cancans from a souked-up barrel organ or an accordion-let tribute to a 90's dance classic.
DJ Chris Tofu
Time and Date: 6pm - 12am, December 15, 2011 - December 23, 2011
Location: The Star of Kings, 26 York Way, Kings Cross, London, N1 0AX City of London
Artists: Urusen, Folk Idol plus all kinds of festive folk frivolity
Info: Get in the Christmas mood Folk Guild style, with music from Urusen, Folk Idol plus all kinds of festive folk frivolity. Save the date! Tickets on-sale soon.
Time and Date: 1pm - 1am, November 26, 2011 - November 27, 2011
Location: RichMix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road City of London, Greater London E1 6LA City of London
Artists: Katy Carr , Last Mango in Paris, Los Chinches, Romani Rad, JUJU (Justin Adams & Juldeh Camara) , Polina Skovoroda & Fanfara, Mavrika, Perhaps Contraption, Franky and the Jacks, Urusen, Scarlett in The Wilderness, The Loose Moose String Band, Stompin' Dave, DJ Cal Jader, DJ BanJoe, DJ Silverpants, DJ Chris Tofu,
Closing the UK’s festival season, London Remixed is the after party of all after parties bringing to the Capital the best global remix talent, hot from the dusty / muddy fields of 2011’s coolest festivals.
This new city festival will bring all the creativity, fun and madness of the summer to you in the form of a final festival party complete with killer live bands and daytime frolics but withou...t the mud or hassle of camping.
London Remixed Festival isn't just about rockin' live festival bands - we are also offering you a chance to reminisce about all those crazy summer experiences with our indoor camping areas complete with astro turf for chillin', festival food and drinks stalls from well known festival favourites or why not experience our disco lift complete with DJ. Perhaps try your hand at burlesque Morris dancing or just party with the musical portaloos. We're sure you'll find something to entertain you!
Here at London Remixed towers we are busy every summer putting together the best line ups, vibes and atmospheres at some of the UK’s greatest and most loved festivals such as Club DaDa at Bestival, Shrangri La at Glastonbury, Lovebox, Secret Garden and tonnes more. But now you can party with us in London with our own festival!
The very first London Remixed Festival will be held at Rich Mix in Shoreditch, East London. All day tickets are up for grabs for just £7 in advance and a free London Remixed CD will be given to the first 250 punters!
So what are you waiting for?
Time and Date: 7.30pm - 1am, October 14, 2011 - October 15, 2011
Location: Rich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Rd, London, E1 6LA Tower Hamlets
Artists: Besh O Drom, Gentle Mystics, Russ Jones AKA The Hackney Globe Trotter + DJ Chris Tofu
Gyspy Soundclash special featuring Hungary’s Besh O Drom; the original gypsy remix. Also featuring Gentle Mystics, Russ Jones AKA The Hackney Globe Trotter + DJ Chris Tofu
BESH O DROM - Besh O Drom draws its musical basis from Transylvanian, Jewish, Afghan, Egyptian, Lebanese, Armenian, Bulgarian, Romanian and Greek tunes presenting folk and electronic instruments simultaneously. The different types of music from nations which nowadays do not necessarily communicate well with each other appear together in peace and harmony. Their music is playful and serious, funny and touching, acoustic and electronic, authentic and urban, Western and Eastern, folk and above nations at the same time.
GENTLE MYSTICS - Gentle Mystics are a collective of fine musicians mixing Balkan, dub, hip-hop, drum and bass, Swiss Alpine, folk, and electro. Stretching the boundary's of this genre 2012s Global Local Soundclash Champs. . www.gentlemystics.com
DJ RUSS JONES AKA THE HACKNEY GLOBETROTTER - THE Don of the Gypsy Remix and missionary of the sound , aside to getting together with Basement JAxx The Globetrotter has the twisted Gypsy beats of the century http://www.hackneyglobetrotter.com/
Dj CHRIS TOFU - Dj Tofu has hammered the remix of all things Eastern from Dub Gypsy to Balkan Dupstep in to the earth of a 1000 festivals http://en-gb.facebook.com/djchristofu
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Time and Date: September 3, 2011 - September 4, 2011
Location: Enfield Town Hall Enfield
Artists: Jardares Por Fuera, Gypsy Hill, Trans-Siberian March Band , Maracatudo Mafua, Cameron Sanderson, The Basement Nation, The Selecter featuring Pauline Black, The Starz, Magpie's Nest Collective, Cerebro, Jive Aces, Stavros Flatley, Harare
Info: Global Local returns to Enfield Autumn show in 2011
Time and Date: August 4, 2011 - August 7, 2011
Time and Date: July 22, 2011 - July 24, 2011
Info: The Secret Garden Party is a temporary community that is as free, irreverent, friendly and engaging as it is possible to be. It is conceived as a moment in the year where you can connect to your creative powers, explore your wildest fantasies and meet thousands of people who all want to meet you. It is a gathering that exists for only four days - away from cities and schedules, brand and boundaries - founded on participation and with the potential to change your life. It is a festival of the arts...where everyone is the artist.
Time and Date: 8pm, May 13, 2011 - May 14, 2011
Location: RichMix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road City of London, Greater London E1 6LA Tower Hamlets
Info: Global Local continues it's exploration of London's global music, this month featuring KATY CARR & THE AVIATORS, as part of her Escapologist Tour, as well as RUTH THEODORE.
Time and Date: 6:30pm, March 31, 2011
Location: Baden-Powell House, 67 Queen's Gate Mews, London SW7 5JS Kensington
Artists: Katy Carr
Info: Kazimierz ‘Kazik’ Piechowski, now 91, one of the few Auschwitz prisoners to escape, is visiting Britain for the first time, to share his story through an evening of film and music.
Time and Date: 19:30, February 18, 2011
Location: Rich Mix, 35 - 47 Bethnal Green Road, London, E1 6LA Tower Hamlets
Artists: Cocos Lovers
Info: Global Local and Two For Joy Music present the 2011 Acoustic Soundclash Showcase event. 4 top bands representing the myriad of styles within the "folk" genre.
Time and Date: August 5, 2010 - August 8, 2010
Location: Eastnor Castle Deer Park, Herefordshire, HR8 Herefordshire
Artists: Alejandro & The Magic Tombolinos, Victor Menace!!!, Cut A Shine, Katy Carr , Lokandes, Longjon La Flecha, Los Chinches, Latin Dub Soundsystem, Wara, Ruth Theodore, Jardares Por Fuera, Deathray Trebuchay, Hot Club of Belleville, DJ Tofu, DJ Penny Metal, DJ Smetlava, Jardares Por Fuera, The Sea (Dj), Urgent Union Soundsystem (Djs), DJ Cal Jader, DJ Tora
Info: The Big Chill offers a highly evolved, all-round experience that is completely unique, with a wide variety of music and performance, art, comedy, dance and film, technology and its relationship with nature.
Time and Date: July 23, 2010 - July 25, 2010
Location: The Secret Garden Party, Abbots Rippon, East Anglia, PE29 7EG Cambridgeshire
Info: The Secret Garden Party is a temporary community that is as free, irreverent, friendly and engaging as it is possible to be. It is conceived as a moment in the year where you can connect to your creative powers, explore your wildest fantasies and meet thousands of people who all want to meet you.
Time and Date: 1pm - 7pm, July 16, 2010 - July 18, 2010
Location: Shoreditch Park, New North Road, N1 6TA Hackney
Info: An eclectic line up of live music and great festival acts on the main stage, a dance stage, a literature and spoken word tent featuring some of east London’s best writers and performers, Barbican Film movies on the big screen, children’s activities, Shoreditch Bark Dog Show, stalls, food market and plenty more for all ages.
Time and Date: Midday - 8pm, June 27, 2010
Location: Kodak Sports Ground, Zoom Leisure, Harrow View, HA2 6QQ Harrow
Info: Harrow's largest festival of celebration and your chance to see the combined communities of Harrow at their best.
Time and Date: Midday - 10pm, June 19, 2010 - June 20, 2010
Location: Victoria Park, London, E3 Tower Hamlets
Info: Paradise Gardens Festival is back transforming Victoria Park into a 21st century pleasure garden. A FREE multi-art form festival presenting the best of East London and International talent and packed with activities for all ages.
Time and Date: August 30, 2009
Location: Abbey Green, Barking, Essex, IG11
Artists: Peyoti For President, Matzos, The Dhol Academy, Shafeek Ibrahim
Info: The annual Molten Arts Festival began in 2003 and last year, Molten teamed up with LIFT, London International Festival of Theatre, to deliver 11 days of spectacular entertainment.
Time and Date: September 7, 2008
Location: Enfield Town Park, EN1
Artists: B-loco, Saravah Soul, The Max Pashm Band
Time and Date: September 6, 2008
Location: Goodmayes Park, Goodmayes Lane, Ilford, Greater London, IG3
Artists: Ballalouda, Flamenco Aire, The Catch Radio Revolucion, Kathak Dancers, The Matzos
Time and Date: August 16, 2008
Location: Richmond, London
Time and Date: July 30, 2008
Location: Finsbury Circus Gardens, Moorgate, London, EC2
Artists: The Matzos
Time and Date: July 13, 2008
Artists: Rhythms of the City, Odd Job, The Catch, Paprika Balkanicus, Brecha
Time and Date: July 13, 2008
Location: Lloyd Park, Coombe Road, Croydon, London, CR0
Artists: The Dhol Blasters
Time and Date: July 6, 2008
Location: Blackheath, Shooter Hill Road, nr Black Heath Gate for Greenwich Park SE3
Artists: Kogui, Ballalouda
Time and Date: July 6, 2008
Location: Danson Park, Danson Road, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA6 8HL
Artists: Lisa Knapp, The Baghdaddies, Edey Randall Powers
Time and Date: June 8, 2008
Location: Clissold Park, Hackney, London N16
Artists: Latin Dub Soundsystem, Brothers Bab, The Love Grocer
Time and Date: May 31, 2008
Location: Cheltenham Racecourse, Prestbury Park, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire